"Open source database vendor MySQL AB is floating a new license
exception among members of the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)
community in a bid to permit bundling of MySQL alongside PHP.
"In the view of at least one prominent member of the community
though, the Free Software Foundation (FSF), backer of the GPL
license that is at the root of the controversy, really doesn't
represent the needs or opinion of the core base of PHP, the popular
open source scripting language..."